Marketing & Communications Manager

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $40,000.00
Maximum: $60,000.00



Application Deadline:



1899 L Street Northwest
District of Columbia
United States


The Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington (Catalogue) is the region's only locally-focused guide to giving and volunteering. Since 2003, the Catalogue has raised more than $40 million for our network of vetted charities. Each year, nearly 30,000 individuals receive our print Catalogue, 75,000 receive our “mini-catalogue”, and thousands more visit our website. In 2017, our marketing and communications outreach helped our partners raise nearly $4 million with $400k raised on Giving Tuesday alone.

The Marketing and Communications Manager is a unique opportunity to join a team of talented and committed colleagues working to grow the Catalogue’s presence and awareness in the DC region. The individual in this position will play a crucial role to increasing the awareness of, and resources for, the Catalogue and our nonprofit partners.  

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in marketing/communications/public relations with demonstrated success.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and deadline driven.
  • Strong relational skills; proven collaborator and team player.
  • Strong computer skills. Experience with WordPress and MailChimp a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, marketing, or public relations preferred.

 Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Work with the Executive Director and Development Director to develop, implement, manage, and execute an annual communications and marketing plan that promotes the Catalogue and our nonprofit partners.
  • Build awareness by identifying opportunities to highlight the work of the Catalogue and our nonprofit partners to current stakeholders/donors and new audiences.
  • Spearhead and lead the Catalogue’s Giving Tuesday campaign which raised over $400k for our nonprofit partners in 2017.
  • Assist nonprofit partners with their communication and marketing efforts and strategies, as needed.
  • Partner with the Executive Director to manage team of PR and digital consultants. Work with consultants to identify PR opportunities for the Catalogue and our nonprofit partners.
  • Manage media opportunities to highlight the Catalogue and our nonprofit partners, for example, in the City Paper, the Washington Monthly, etc.
  • Analyze marketing and communication efforts and recommend strategies to improve effectiveness and return on investment.
  • Serve as an ambassador and spokesperson for the Catalogue in the community-at-large.
  • Work with the Catalogue team to create marketing materials used to promote the Catalogue and our nonprofit partners.
  • Work with Development Director to keep website content current and engaging.

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  • Three weeks of vacation plus federal holidays.
  • Short-term and long-term Disability insurance.
  • Employer sponsored dental and health insurance (employee pays %)
  • 401(k) retirement plan.
  • Metro travel reimbursement

Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Interested individuals should submit:

  1. Cover letter,
  2. Resume,
  3. Three writing samples, and
  4. Two or three graphic designs you either created or played a significant role to create (if available).

 Please submit to: Bob Wittig, Executive Director,